Our Programs

Immersive international experiences for ages 18-22

Programs departing in Spring/Summer 2022
Sustainable Development in Costa Rica

Departure: July 2022
Length: 4 weeks

Immerse yourself in Costa Rican culture and learn how to make a sustainable impact within a community.

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Global Business in London

Departure: June 2022
Length: 4 weeks

Spend 4 weeks living in the heart of London, where you’ll learn the fundamentals of business and build skills that will help you in college and your career.

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Programs departing in Fall 2022
Gap Year Program

Departure: September 2022
Length: 25 weeks

Venture far outside your comfort zone and experience three destinations of your choice through language immersion, service learning, and an internship abroad.

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Fall Semester Program

Departure: September 2022
Length: 10-11 weeks

Live in different parts of the world, experiencing multiple destinations in depth. Combine language study, service learning, and/or an internship.

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Explore our program modules

Every EF Gap is comprised of different program modules. Some give you the ability to customize your destination, while others are fixed. Learn more about these building blocks below.

  • European Immersion

    Every EF Gap Year and Semester kicks off with a two-week guided tour of Europe. You'll visit London, Amsterdam, Paris, and finish in Barcelona.

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  • Internship

    Live and intern in your choice of international cities and experience 9 to 5 working life. Available as part of EF Gap Year and Semester.

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  • Language Study

    Take an immersive language course in the city of your choice. Study Spanish, Italian, French, German, Korean, or Japanese. Available as part of any program.

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  • Australia / New Zealand Immersion

    Set off on the ultimate road trip in the middle of your gap year: a three-week immersion Down Under. Available as part of EF Gap Year only.

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  • Service Learning

    Collaborate with local social enterprises to support community efforts in Latin America, Africa, or Asia. Available as part of any program.

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  • EF Leadership Academy

    All EF Gap programs culminate in a week of reflection, workshops, and seminars led by experts in business and international relations.

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